Valencia got a flying start to the season a week ago when they twice fought back from behind before winning 4-2 at home to Levante, and another fightback looked to be on the cards when Maxi Gomez scored an impressive goal in the first minute of the second half following a pass from Daniel Wass.
More than other clubs, Schalke has suffered from games behind closed doors. "Schalke is a club with a very close connection to its enthusiastic fans. To play without them feels strange," he commented.
Granada dedicated the rest of the game to conserving energy ahead of their weekend La Liga game at home to Alaves, while the home side were reduced to 10 men in the 80th minute after Fabjan Beqja was sent off for two yellow cards.
NAIROBI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's football club Gor Mahia are waiting for the go-ahead from the government to resume sporting activity before embarking on preparations to represent the nation at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.
Former Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham is said to be a decisive factor as the 17-year-old impressed with his maturity when operating as a box-to-box midfielder.
The single-leg match of the third qualifying round was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
In the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, Gabriel Boschilia scored in second-half stoppage time to hand Internacional a 4-3 home win over Colombia's America de Cali.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
Guoan went ahead before the interval as Cedric Bakambu headed home a cross from Augusto. Substitute Alan Douglas scored in the 88th minute to extended Guoan's lead to 3-1, but Hebei's Zhang Chengdong sparked the game into suspense with a powerful shot in the second minute of stoppage.
Wang Baoquan, who has led the Tianjin women's volleyball team to ten league titles in 17 years, will continue to lead his spikers in their first competition following their 3-0 triumph in the best-of-five finals of the Chinese women's volleyball league in January.